|City, The - American Documentary Films, Inc.|
Contents. A plea for community planning, which contrasts the awesome conditions of human living in a modern industrial city with (1) the serenity of life in an eighteenth-century New England village and (2) the architect's and engineer's concept of the model community, as typified by the federal government's resettlement experiment at Greenbelt, Maryland, and the privately developed one at Radburn, New Jersey...
Keywords: City planning; Urban planning; Greenbelt, Maryland; 1930s; Great Depression; Shirley Center, Mass; Homestead, Pa; New York City; Utopianism; Futurism; Slums; Mumford, Lewis; Mackaye, Benton; Regional Planning Association of America
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